Pitcher Philip Humber retired this spring after playing eight seasons for five major league teams, including the Chicago White Sox. He lost more games (23) than he won (16) in a tepid career that would be perfectly forgettable except for one afternoon in 2012. Playing with the Sox on April 21,...
Philip Humber began a comeback bid by throwing two scoreless innings for the San Diego Padres in a 6-5 loss to the Seattle Mariners on Thursday.
The Chicago White Sox have decided against using a six-man rotation. As reported on the Twitter feed of MLB.com’s Scott Merkin, Philip Humber will now be the long reliever in the bullpen as the White Sox return to a five-man rotation. Show More Summary
Once again, Philip Humber proved that he does not belong in the Chicago White Sox' starting rotation. Sunday, against the Detroit Tigers, Humber allowed six runs on seven hits in just three innings. The loss, which dropped the Sox 1.5 games back in the AL Central, is the latest example of Humber's struggles. Show More Summary
Chicago White Sox pitcher Philip Humber is nearing a return to the team. When that day arrives, it should be in the role of the fifth starter. Humber has been on the disabled list retroactive to June 17 with a right elbow flexor strain. Show More Summary
Since the conclusion of the steroid era, every year seems to be the new year of the pitcher. The 2012 season is no different, as Philip Humber and Matt Cain have already thrown perfect games, and a slew of pitchers seem to be capable of coming close every time out on the mound. Show More Summary
Does Philip Humber deserve to have the fifth spot in the Chicago White Sox starting rotation given to him when he returns from his stint on the 15-day DL with an elbow flexor strain? The short answer is no. Kenny Williams and the White...Show More Summary
Two months ago, White Sox righthander Philip Humber threw a perfect game against the Mariners, the first of two such games this year. Since then, Humber's season has been pretty awful. In 10 starts since the perfecto, he has a 7.47 ERA...Show More Summary
Something has to give, and it ought to be Philip Humber.
It is fairly safe to say that Jose Quintana has earned himself more than just Tuesday’s start against the St. Louis Cardinals for the Chicago White Sox. In his three starts for the White Sox, Quintana has an ERA a tick below 3.00. Just...Show More Summary
Ah, the Gatorade bath. A fitting reward indeed for many sporting accomplishments including winning the Superbowl or a Conference Title, winning the World Series or Pennant and of course, as Philip Humber of the Chicago White Sox learned, pitching a perfect game. Show More Summary
We are nearly two months into the 2012 MLB season and fans couldn't be happier. The Boston Red Sox are struggling, Bryce Harper and Mike Trout are fulfilling all expectations, Philip Humber tossed a perfect game and Justin Verlander continues to flirt with no-hitters. Show More Summary
Chicago White Sox pitcher Philip Humber gets his eighth start of the season and sixth since his perfect game Thursday night at home against the Minnesota Twins. Since his perfect game on April 21 in Seattle, Humber has an 0-2 record with three no-decisions and an ERA of 7.86 (more on that ERA in a second). Show More Summary
You know what Game Score is, right? It's Bill James' formula for grading a pitcher's performance in any start. Fifty is average, and 100 is almost as good as it gets. The best game scores so far this season are Philip Humber's perfect game (9K's, 0BBs) and Matt Cain's 1-hit shutout on April 13 (11K's, 0BBs). Show More Summary
The first month of the MLB season certainly made its mark on the history books, including the 21st perfect game thrown in major league history by Chicago White Sox pitcher Philip Humber. However, the entire year may be brought back to this past week when MLB fans are discussing the best single-game hitting performances of the season. Show More Summary
What do Jered Weaver, Justin Verlander, Jonathan Sanchez, Philip Humber and Dallas Braden have in common? Aside from the fact that they were all selected in the 2004 MLB Draft, all of them have tossed a no-hitter. Last night, Weaver became the most recent member of the historic group. Show More Summary
Jered Weaver of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim threw a no-hitter against the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night, proving that pitching continues to dominate Major League Baseball. Twelve days ago, Philip Humber of the Chicago White Sox threw a perfect game. Show More Summary
Jered Weaver of the Los Angeles Angels threw a no-hitter tonight against the Minnesota Twins. It was the second no-hitter of the season, joining Philip Humber who threw a perfect game last month. Making the moment even more special, Weaver picked up his no-hitter with his parents and wife in attendance. Only two batters reached base all night. Show More Summary
One month of MLB action is in the books. April provided baseball fans with its fair share of great performances. From Philip Humber's perfect game to the dominance of Matt Kemp, there were plenty of reasons to get excited for another summer of America's pastime. Show More Summary
The biggest surprise of this nascent season is not the surge of the Texas Rangers or the swoon of the Boston Red Sox. It isn’t Philip Humber’s perfect game and it isn’t Albert Pujols’ slumbering bat. It’s the Atlanta Braves. QuietlyShow More Summary